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Jacoby Arts Center

Clay Handbuilding FEB 2023

Join us on THURSDAYS for Clay Hand Building!

Clay Handbuilding FEB 2023
Clay Handbuilding FEB 2023

Time & Location


Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002, USA

About the Event

Clay Hand Building

4 sessions - THURSDAYS IN FEB.

2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23


Instructor: Chris Carson



Recommended 10yo+

ALL skill levels welcome. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Pre-pay $120, 4 classes =$30/class

All ages & all skill levels welcome for this Open Studio hand-building class. Use your hands as tools to make clay creations with Chris Carson. Learn basic hand-building techniques such as coil, slab, and pinching methods. Explore fundamental techniques, practice skill development and get creative with clay. If you have experience with clay, refine your technique and develop your personal style.   Take this class as many times as you like to gain proficiency.   Classes include individual and group instruction by master potter Chris Carson.

Fire and Glazing times TBD monthly

Per pot glaze & fire fee: $8

Please reach out to to arrange glaze and fire times outside of regular class schedule.

We respectfully ask anyone who is symptomatic to please not visit the Art Center.

Questions? Call 618.462.5222 


  • Clay Hand Building -4 sessions

    Thursdays 6-9pm

  • Glaze & Fire Fee

    This ticket is for CURRENT and PAST students of Jacoby ceramics studio who would like to drop in and glaze their piece(s) to prepare for firing. One fee per piece. Please email to allow instructor time to prep for your arrival.




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